Case Studies in Orofacial Pain and Headache Series

May 2022 Topic: Idiopathic Neuropathic Pain Disorders

About this Series:

Case Studies in Orofacial Pain and Headache will be an ongoing series of continuing education (CE) on orofacial pain, headache, and related pain topics focusing on case studies. It will consist of a half-day program (4 hours), six times a year (every 2 months) with 9 orofacial pain program collaborators. The CE series is sponsored by The Craniofacial Pain Center and Office of Continuing Education at Tufts University, School of Dental Medicine. Each case presentation will be presented by a Post-Graduate Resident and overseen by a faculty member from the respective training programs. An expert guest speaker and discussant will be invited to participate based on the topics of the presentations.Cost: Complimentary, No fee

Course Directors:

  • David A. Keith, BDS, FDSRCS, DMD, Professor, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard School of Dental Medicine
  • Ronald J. Kulich, PhD, Professor, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, Department of Diagnostic Sciences Lecturer, Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine/Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Steven Scrivani, DDS, DMedSc, Adjunct Professor, Craniofacial Pain Center, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine

Organizing Committee:

  • Leopoldo Correa, BDS, MS
  • David A. Keith, BDS, FDSRCS, DMD
  • Ronald J. Kulich, PhD
  • Michael E. Schatman, PhD
  • Steven J. Scrivani, DDS, DMedSc

Collaborating Programs:

  • Tufts University
  • Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard School of Dental Medicine
  • Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of University of Southern California
  • University of Minnesota School of Dentistry
Idiopathic Neuropathic Pain Disorders

Program Date: Saturday, May 21, 2022

Program Times: 9:00 AM – 1:15 PM

CE Credits: Lecture: Credit Hours – 4

Cost: Complimentary, No Fee

Program Agenda:

9:00 AM – 9:15 AM – Welcome and Introduction by Ronald J. Kulich, PhD; Steven J. Scrivani, DDS, DMedSc

9:15 AM – 9:45 AM – Burning Mouth Disorder by Marshall Freilich, B.Sc., D.D.S., M.Sc., F.R.C.D.(C)

9:45 AM – 10:15 AM – Discussion/Topic Review by Kamal Al-Eryani, D.D.S., Ph.D & Marshall Freilich, B.Sc., D.D.S., M.Sc., F.R.C.D.(C)

10:15 AM – 10:45 AM – Persistent Idiopathic Facial Pain by Briana June Burris, D.D.S

10:45 AM – 11:15 AM – Discussion/Topic Review by Jeffry Shaefer, D.D.S., M.S., M.P.H & Briana June Burris, D.D.S

11:15 AM – 11:45 AM – Persistent Idiopathic Dentoalveolar Pain Disorder by Maram Taema, B.D.S., M.S. and Qiman Gao, B.D.S., M.S., Ph.D

11:45 AM – 12:15 PM – Discussion/Topic Review by Shanti Kaimal, B.D.S., M.S & Maram Taema, B.D.S., M.S. and Qiman Gao, B.D.S., M.S., Ph.D

12:15 PM – 1:00 PM – Trigeminal Neuropathic Pain Disorders by Dr. Rafael Benolie Professor Emeritus, Rutgers University School of Dental Medicine; Adjunct Professor, Eastman Institute for Oral Health, Rochester University

1:00 PM – 1:15 PM – Questions & Wrap Up by Dr. David A. Keith

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People interested in the Case Studies Series may be like our other series:
Interprofessional Pain and Headache Rounds2021-2022

Check our similar programming taking place weekly on Wednesday mornings: Interprofessional Pain and Headache Rounds!

The Interprofessional Pain and Headache Rounds is a free year-long lecture series focusing on facial pain and headaches, for a wide variety of professionals. Lectures are Wednesday mornings from 8am-9am Eastern time (1 CE hour), presented by the Tufts University School of Dental Medicine Craniofacial Pain Center in collaboration with Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School and Harvard School of Dental Medicine. CE credit is jointly provided by Tufts University School of Dental Medicine and Tufts University School of Medicine Office of Continuing Education.

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For more information about all of our upcoming courses,please visit or call:Office of Continuing 636-6629Tufts University School of Dental MedicineOne Kneeland Street, 14th floorBoston, MA 02111
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